Spiritual Questions and Answers with Radhanath Swami

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If we are governed by Laws of Karma, do we really have a choice in life? Radhanath Swami Answers…

By on February 22, 2011 in Insights with 57 Comments
If we are governed by Laws of Karma, do we really have a choice in life? Radhanath Swami Answers…

Q to Radhanath Swami: If everything is fixed by our previous karma, i.e. ‘whatever is destined to happen will happen,’ why should we bother about doing the right things in life?

Radhanath Swami: Not everything is ‘fixed.’ What we have done in the past has fixed our present destiny. But now, how we react to that destiny will create our future destiny. For example, one may get one million dollars due to his past pious work.

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If God is the Ultimate Cause, Why am I Held Responsible for my Actions?

By on September 28, 2010 in Life with 85 Comments
If God is the Ultimate Cause, Why am I Held Responsible for my Actions?

Question to Radhanath Swami: According to the Bhagavad Gita we are not the doers. Whatever is done is done by Lord Krishna. Then why are we affected by laws of karma?

Radhanath Swami: We can’t do anything without God’s help. We cannot see or even breathe without God’s help. So how could we take credit for what we do?

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